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That Championship Season (1982)

R | | Drama | 14 January 1983 (USA)
It started as a friendly meeting between 4 old buddies with their basketball coach and ended up in revealing the truth about their relationship. The meeting forces the five men to reveal ... See full summary »

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It started as a friendly meeting between 4 old buddies with their basketball coach and ended up in revealing the truth about their relationship. The meeting forces the five men to reveal their true identity, to be honest with each other for the first time in their lives. When the night comes to an end they decide to go back to the old glorious days and reunite into the team which won that championship season, back in 1957... Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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Flashback scenes were filmed to make the play more cinematic. But producer Menahem Golan ordered those scenes to be deleted. See more »

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When Mayor Sitkowski is riding the exercise bicycle in his office in Scranton, the sun is shining outside, but the apparently live baseball game he is watching from Yankee Stadium is being played at night. Scranton isn't far enough west of the Bronx for this to happen. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bruce Dern/Leon Redbone (1983) See more »

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I was in this Movie!
9 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great story based somewhat factually on events in the City of Scranton. I was cast as an extra (as was many of the Scranton Inhabitants)I was the kid with the red stripped Tube Socks walking on the left of the Elephant in the parade. The events of the Elephant actually happened in Scranton about 1976. The Main Characters are based on High School Basketball Players that Jason Miller went to High School with at Scranton Central High School. The Stores that line the street that the parade moved past, were blown up @1992 to make way for a shopping mall. Jason Miller became a Drama Professor at the University of Scranton. At Miller's Funeral, many of the original stars of the movie were in attendance.


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